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NOUN (1)

1. a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold;
[syn: gilt, gilding]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. having the deep slightly brownish color of gold;
- Example: "long aureate (or golden) hair"
- Example: "a gold carpet"
[syn: aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gild \Gild\ (g[i^]ld), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gilded or Gilt (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Gilding.] [AS. gyldan, from gold gold. [root]234. See Gold.] 1. To overlay with a thin covering of gold; to cover with a golden color; to cause to look like gold. "Gilded chariots." --Pope. [1913 Webster] No more the rising sun shall gild the morn. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To make attractive; to adorn; to brighten. [1913 Webster] Let oft good humor, mild and gay, Gild the calm evening of your day. --Trumbull. [1913 Webster] 3. To give a fair but deceptive outward appearance to; to embellish; as, to gild a lie. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To make red with drinking. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This grand liquior that hath gilded them. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gilt \Gilt\, n. [See Geld, v. t.] (Zool.) A female pig, when young. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gilt \Gilt\, imp. & p. p. of Gild. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gilt \Gilt\, p. p. & a. Gilded; covered with gold; of the color of gold; golden yellow. "Gilt hair" --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gilt \Gilt\, n. 1. Gold, or that which resembles gold, laid on the surface of a thing; gilding. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Money. [Obs.] "The gilt of France." --Shak. Gilt-edge
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

gilt adj 1: having the deep slightly brownish color of gold; "long aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet" [syn: aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden] n 1: a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold [syn: gilt, gilding]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

199 Moby Thesaurus words for "gilt": acting, affectation, appearance, attitudinizing, aureate, auric, barrow, beige, bluff, bluffing, blunt, boar, boodle, brass, brassy, bravery, brazen, bread, bronze, bronzy, bucks, buff, buff-yellow, cabbage, canary, canary-yellow, cheating, chiffon, chips, citron, citron-yellow, clinquant, color, coloring, copper, coppery, cream, creamy, cupreous, cuprous, deception, delusion, dinero, disguise, dissemblance, dissembling, dissimulation, dough, ecru, facade, face, fakery, faking, fallow, false air, false front, false show, falsity, feigning, feint, ferrous, ferruginous, festoons, finery, flaxen, folderol, foofaraw, four-flushing, fraud, frilliness, frilling, frills, frills and furbelows, frippery, front, froufrou, fuss, gaiety, gaudery, gelt, gilded, gilding, gingerbread, gloss, gold, gold-colored, gold-filled, gold-plated, golden, grease, green, green stuff, hog, humbug, humbuggery, imposture, iron, ironlike, jack, kale, lead, leaden, lemon, lemon-yellow, luteolous, lutescent, masquerade, mazuma, mercurial, mercurous, meretriciousness, moolah, mopus, nickel, nickelic, nickeline, ocherish, ocherous, ochery, ochreous, ochroid, ochrous, ochry, oil of palms, ointment, oof, ooftish, or, ostentation, outward show, paste, pewter, pewtery, pig, piggy, piglet, pigling, pinchbeck, playacting, porker, pose, posing, posture, pretense, pretension, pretext, primrose, primrose-colored, primrose-yellow, quicksilver, razorback, representation, rhino, rocks, saffron, saffron-colored, saffron-yellow, sallow, sand-colored, sandy, seeming, semblance, sham, shekels, shoat, show, silver, silver-plated, silvery, simoleons, simulacrum, simulation, sow, speciousness, spondulics, steel, steely, straw, straw-colored, suckling pig, sugar, superfluity, swine, the needful, tin, tinny, tinsel, trappings, trickery, trumpery, tusker, varnish, wampum, wild boar, window dressing, xanthic, xanthous, yellow, yellowish